Record Number of Passengers Predicted On NS Trains After Holidays

NS predicts around 36.7 million train passengers next month. Last year there were just over 35 million train travellers. 

September is always the busiest month for travel each year as children are starting back at school and students are heading back to university.

To combat the influx of train travellers, up to 200 extra seats will be deployed on the busiest train journeys (The Hague and Leiden, Rotterdam and Amsterdam, and The Hague and Eindhoven). The NS have also requested that ProRail extends nine of the stations platforms as well.

Source: AquilaSol on Pixabay

Well, it may be busy in the Netherlands but at least it’s not the Shinjuku station in Tokyo which battles crowds of 3.6 million people daily!

Freya Sawbridge
Freya was born in Edinburgh but raised in New Zealand (cue every person she meets saying “oh I have always wanted to go there but it’s so far away!”). A restless and curious nature has led her to move countries 5 times in the last 3 years in attempt to find a place she can call home. She contacted DutchReview on a whim and arrived in the Netherlands in summer 2019 to start her internship.

LEAVE A REPLY

Please enter your comment!
Please enter your name here

This site uses Akismet to reduce spam. Learn how your comment data is processed.

Related posts

Latest posts

Dutch politicians push to limit the number of international students

For the fourth year in a row, Rutte’s VVD party has called for a limit on the number of non-EU/EEA students at Dutch Universities...

Dutch Quirk #52: Write poems for each other for “pakjesavond”

Didn't think the words "Dutch" and "poetry" were two things you'd hear in one sentence? Well, turn out Dutchies can be quite the lyricists...

Hip hop hoera: here’s what the Dutch listened to this year

Talks about some lekkere liedjes! Like last year, the top five most-streamed artists in the Netherlands are (unsurprisingly) predominantly Dutch.   As the year comes to...

The latest Dutch news.
In your inbox.

 
 
X